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iRobot Roomba 880 review: Cleans, so you don't have to
4 out of 5

iRobot Roomba 880 review: Cleans, so you don't have to

By 18 hours ago

Robot vacuum cleaners, such as the iRobot Roomba 880, are interesting little gadgets. They are far from cheap, costing the best part of £500, but for that mighty lump of cash they take one of the worst household chores off your hands. The idea behind... >>

Best smarthome device 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best smarthome device 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

By 21 November 2014

With connected homes becoming more and more desirable and app-controllable products launching left, right and centre making the crossover between technology and the home even more prominent, we have introduced a new category to the Pocket-lint Gadgets... >>

Nest Learning Thermostat review: Intelligent home heating never looked better
4 out of 5

Nest Learning Thermostat review: Intelligent home heating never looked better

By 20 November 2014

We've come to review Nest, the smart thermostat, in a bit of a backwards way. Installed at the height of the British summer (if such a thing actually exists?) at the end of July, we've not been using the central heating at home until within the last month.... >>

Keeker is the smart robot for the home: A moving projector, speaker, security bot and more

Keeker is the smart robot for the home: A moving projector, speaker, security bot and more

By 17 November 2014

Keeker could be the first proper robot to grace homes with myriad uses. It's basically a little Star Wars style R2D2 for the real world, minus the weapons. Keeker is primarily a moving projector with surround sound. That means you can send it anywhere... >>

Electrolux Design Lab winner uses gaming to educate in the kitchen

Electrolux Design Lab winner uses gaming to educate in the kitchen

By 12 November 2014

Electrolux has crowned the Future Hunter-Gatherer concept as the winner of its 2014 Design Lab competition, an annual event that asks design students worldwide to design a concept according to a time-relevant brief. This year's competition featured... >>

Electrolux Design Lab finalists present what the future of your home could look like

Electrolux Design Lab finalists present what the future of your home could look like

By 12 November 2014

Everyone wonders what the future will hold and while we technically have no idea of knowing for sure, there are people creating concepts everyday that could one day appear. Electrolux runs its Design Lab competition every year where students worldwide... >>

Here are 7 new Quirky+GE smart devices that can automate your home, without breaking the bank

Here are 7 new Quirky+GE smart devices that can automate your home, without breaking the bank

By 12 November 2014

Quirky and General Electric have unveiled seven new smart devices, and each of them are under $100 and capable of automating your home. Some of them will even interact with smart devices from other companies. New York City-based Quirky is an invention... >>

PantryChic wants to make baking easy while taking away the mess

PantryChic wants to make baking easy while taking away the mess

By 11 November 2014

Baking is fun, tastes good and can be done by almost anyone. The downside is the boring preparation parts and clean up, or at least it was until the PantryChic arrived. PantryChic is a brilliantly simple idea that appears to have been executed to perfection... >>

How Withings wants to make a smart home a healthy one

How Withings wants to make a smart home a healthy one

By 7 November 2014

There are hundreds of gadgets available to help you create a smart home, from heating that knows when you are on your way home, to lighting that you can turn on and off from the comfort of your sofa. But there are also gadgets that help you create a... >>

O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards shortlist nominations announced

O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards shortlist nominations announced

By 4 November 2014

We've seen hundreds of products, we've had tens of thousands of public votes as part of our long list process, and now we bring you the shortlist for the 2014 02 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. After much deliberation and debate, the Pocket-lint team has whittled... >>